Houston CDAO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CDAOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:


Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.


Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CDAOs approach similar challenges.


Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CDAOs today.

  1. Structuring Data Governance to Improve the Digital Enterprise
  2. Fostering a Culture of Data Literacy and Analytics-Based Decision Making
  3. Data Sharing — Driving Business Value Through Access & Collaboration

Houston CDAO Governing Body

A regional Governing Body leads the Houston CDAO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CDAOs, for CDAOs.


Navin Advani

VP IT and Tech Innovation

David Bowlby

Occidental Petroleum
VP, Data & Analytics

Vincent Cen

NRG Energy
Head of IT Data Architecture and Analytics

Sarah Karthigan

GM Strategy & Innovation – Data & Insights

Raphael Louvrier

City of Houston, TX
Enterprise Data Officer

Arun Narayanan

Chief Data Officer


Adil Ahmed

Bristow Group
Chief Data Scientist and Director of Knowledge Management

Shabnam Azizian

University Lands
VP of Business Intelligence and IT Services

Christopher Barringer

Mesquite Energy, Inc.
VP, Information Technology

Antonio Carbajal

VP, Data Science

Shyamala Chalakudi

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Head of Enterprise Data Analytics & Digital Technology

Partha Chatterjee

Shell USA
Data and Analytics SME, Shell Energy Americas

Jeremy Eade

Director, North Development Technology Solutions & Manager, Subsurface and Wells Applications

Devshree Golecha

TDECU-Your Credit Union
Vice President of Data, Analytics and Data Governance

Frank Hayden

VP, Trading Compliance

Summer Husband

SVP Data & Applied Intelligence

Ram Karnati

Synchrony Financial
VP Data Engineering

Justin Lo

Head of Data Science & Analytics

Anissa Lyvers

American Bureau of Shipping
VP Data & Analytics

Marc Paige

GC Services Limited Partnership
VP Digital & Data

Hari Perugu

The Hartford
Assistant Vice President, Application and Data Transformation

Jun Qian

Gulf States Toyota
Director, Data Science and Analytics

Chandra Radhakrishnan

Sunbelt Rentals
VP of Data and Analytics

Erik Tennison

Associate Information Officer

Milad Toliyati

Cisco Systems
Head of Analytics and Growth Enablement

Quang Ton

Head Of Data Science & AI

Boyan Vukichevich

Shaw Group
Senior Director Information Technology

Jon Walters

National Oilwell Varco
Vice President, Data & Analytics

Hema Yalamanchi

Oceaneering International
Chief Data Officer

Upcoming Programs


July 27, 2023 | 1 hour

Houston CDAO Town Hall

Houston CDAO Town Hall

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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December 12, 2023 | 1 day

Houston CDAO Executive Summit

Hyatt Regency Houston West

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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